Best Things to Do in Odaiba

23 of the Best Things to Do in Odaiba


2019.06.03

NAVITIME TRAVEL EDITOR

Best Things to Do in Odaiba

Odaiba is the easiest bay area that you can access in Tokyo and has a resort-like atmosphere. At nighttime, it offers beautiful views, with a replica of the Statue of Liberty and the Rainbow Bridge. Odaiba also has lots of activities that you can enjoy with your family in the daytime. There are shopping malls, a theme park, and museums! Indeed, there are many entertainment facilities for you to choose from. Here are our recommendations for how to enjoy your day in the area.

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    Mori Building Digital Art Museum Epson TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    MORI TeamLab Borderless

    Odaiba’s newest and most popular attraction is the permanent installation of teamLab Borderless’s digital art museum. It is also known as the most Instagrammble place in Tokyo. TeamLab is an “art collective” formed by specialists that include artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians, architects, and more.
    The museum is called Borderless because it encourages exploration of different worlds. The Athletic Forest houses interactive artwork in which participants use their bodies to become part of the installation. Some popular exhibitions include illumination bouldering, featuring neon lights guiding climbers along the walls, and a bouncy house room where participants jump and float in a light installation showcasing constellations. Take a break at the museum’s En Tea House, a dark tea room where flowers magically bloom in glass tea cups.

    URL:https://borderless.teamlab.art/jp/

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    National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation

    National Museum of Emerging Science

    National Museum of Emerging Science

    National Museum of Emerging Science

    National Museum of Emerging Science

    The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, or the Miraikan, is a large museum dedicated to making science fun and interactive for children. There are three floors of exhibits that are hands-on and highly educational, along with shows featuring the latest in modern technology. The museum mainly focuses on three themes: the solar system, future sustainability and the environment on Earth.

    The Miraikan is also popular with adult science enthusiasts. Talks and workshops are hosted regularly, and the interactive exhibits give ample learning opportunity to people of all ages. The Curiosity Field is a space specifically for children to explore the wonders of science with toys. Older children are invited to participate in the Science Workshop, where they can don lab coats and experiment with real and safe chemicals.

    URL:https://www.miraikan.jst.go.jp/

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    National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)
    rating

    4.0

    1076 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 2-3-6
    phone
    0335709151
    opening-hour
    10:00-17:00 (Admission ticke…
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    Oedo Onsen Monogatari

    Oedo Onsen Monogatari

    Oedo Onsen Monogatari

    Not interested in the modern technology Odaiba is known for? Take a trip back to the Edo period in the Oedo Onsen Monogatari, a large onsen and relaxation space. The Oedo Onsen is the perfect spot to get a hint of old-school Japan. Yukatas are offered upon entrance and visitors can choose their design and style of the fabric and obi. The onsen area itself is quite large with a variety of baths to choose from. The communal area is decked out in Edo festival style, with a large food court and game stalls for children. Here, visitors can relax in their yukatas while eating or luxuriating in the foot baths.

    URL:https://daiba.ooedoonsen.jp/

    Odaiba Tokyo Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari
    rating

    4.0

    1129 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 2-6-3
    phone
    0355001126
    opening-hour
    11:00-9:00 the following day…
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    Picnic at Odaiba Seaside Park

    Odaiba Seaside Park is located in one the best spots in Odaiba, with the perfect waterfront setting. You can’t swim at the beach but you can enjoy water sports such as windsurfing and paddle boarding. The water is surprisingly clear, even though it’s a bay in the middle of the city. You can enjoy a picnic on the green lawns while watching your children play in the water area. The replica of the American Statue of Liberty, which was constructed in 1998 as a symbol of Japan’s relationship with France, is in this park too.

    URL:http://www.tptc.co.jp/park/01_02

    Daiba Park
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1
    phone
    0355310852
    opening-hour
    Admission freedom
  • In addition to the beautiful waterfront park, Odaiba is also known as a big shopping district, with plenty of shopping malls where you can spoil yourself. There are four large shopping malls within walking distance of one another - Decks Tokyo Beach, Aqua City Odaiba, Diver City Tokyo, and Pallett Town. Decks Tokyo Beach is a ship-themed shopping mall and is a two-minute walk from Odaiba Seaside Park Station on the Yurikamome Line. If you walk for five minutes to the west, you’ll arrive at Aqua City Odaiba where you’ll find restaurants with waterfront terraces! Walking south, you’ll eventually hit Diver City Tokyo where you can enjoy the Gundum Tokyo Base. From there, walk ten minutes east to experience another big mall with a Ferris wheel, Palette Town!

    Decks Tokyo Beach

    Decks Tokyo Beach

    Aqua City Odaiba

    Aqua City Odaiba

    Diver City Tokyo

    Diver City Tokyo

    Pallett Town. VenusFort

    Pallett Town. VenusFort

    URL:
    Decks Tokyo Beach
    Aqua City Odaiba
    Diver City Tokyo
    Pallett Town. VenusFort

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    Tokyo Joypolice (Decks Tokyo Beach)

    Tokyo Joypolice

    Tokyo Joypolice

    Tokyo Joypolice

    Tokyo Joypolice

    Tokyo Joypolice is an amusement park that’s entirely housed inside a building. If your Odaiba day happened to be a rainy one, you can still spend it energetically if you come here! They also offer special discounts on your birthday. If you visit Tokyo Joypolice on the exact day of your birthday, you can get a completely free passport that allows you to ride all of their attractions as much as you want for one whole day! If you go during your birth month, then you will get 500 yen off your passport. They also offer a surprise birthday show if you apply ahead of time, so you can celebrate your family or friend’s birthday!

    URL:http://tokyo-joypolis.com/

    Tokyo Joypolis
    rating

    4.0

    461 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-6-1 Dex Tokyo Beach 3-5F
    phone
    0355001801
    opening-hour
    10:00-22:00 (Last entry is u…
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    LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo (Decks Tokyo Beach)

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo

    LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo

    The LEGOLAND Discovery Center Tokyo is an exciting entertainment destination for your children with a lot to offer, including a 4D cinema, Miniland, and other attractions that are designed for 3-10 year olds. Miniland is a miniature version of Tokyo made with 1,670,000 LEGO blocks! At LEGO racers, you can create your own car and test its speed. Rescue a captured princess at Kingdom Quest, meet Professor Brick-a-Brack, and learn how to make special bricks on the LEGO Factory Tour! There is also a café where you can purchase meals, so you can spend an entire day at this center. Book your ticket online in advance to get their 10% off discount!

    URL:https://tokyo.legolanddiscoverycenter.jp/

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    Madame Tussauds Tokyo (Decks Tokyo Beach)

    Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    Madame Tussauds Tokyo

    Meet Hollywood stars and take photos with them here in Tokyo! Madame Tussauds is a wax museum, with its main branch in London. Although the Tokyo one is smaller than the one in London, you can still meet plenty of celebrities here, including Japanese stars. They offer a great deal for combo tickets with the LEGOLAND Discovery Center, which is located right next door and is perfect to visit on the same day!

    URL:https://www.madametussauds.jp/tokyo/ja/

    Odaiba Takoyaki Museum
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-6-1 Dex Tokyo Beach Seaside Mall 4F
    phone
    0335996500
    opening-hour
    11:00-22:00 (each Depending …
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    Takoyaki Museum (Decks Tokyo Beach)

    Takoyaki Museum

    Takoyaki Museum

    Takoyaki Museum

    Takoyaki Museum

    Takoyaki is a delicious Japanese hot snack from Osaka that features a fried dough ball with a small piece of tako (Japanese for octopus) inside. The Takoyaki Museum in Decks Tokyo Beach hosts five different takoyaki shops for you to try. Each shop has a different character and a variety of flavors, so you can grab a small portion from each and select your own takoyaki champion!

    URL:https://www.odaiba-decks.com/news/event/takoyaki.html

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    Odaiba Takoyaki Museum
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-6-1 Dex Tokyo Beach Seaside Mall 4F
    phone
    0335996500
    opening-hour
    11:00-22:00 (each Depending …
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    Daiba 1-Chome Shoutengai (Decks Tokyo)

    Daiba 1-Chome Shoutengai

    Daiba 1-Chome Shoutengai

    This is a shopping zone on the fourth floor of Decks Tokyo where you can experience what Tokyo was like in the 1960s. Retro-styled shops will make you feel nostalgic, even if you don’t know much about Japan’s old town history. Dagashi (Japanese cheap sweets) are a good souvenir or just fun to try. There is also a shooting gallery where you can play shooting games and win a prize if you can hit the toys! In the Playland, test your skills at playing retro games such as Pac-Man, Invaders, and Super Mario Brothers. There is even a haunted house called Daiba Kaiki Gakko!

    URL:https://www.odaiba-decks.com/news/event/daiba1chome.html

    Daiba 1-chome Shoutengai
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-6-1 Dex Tokyo Beach Seaside Mall 4F
    phone
    0335996500
    opening-hour
    11:00-21:00
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    Trick Art Museum (Decks Tokyo Beach)

    Trick Art Museum

    Trick Art Museum

    Trick Art Museum

    Trick Art Museum

    This Trick Art Museum is a little bit different from other museums, as it’s also a place to experience the life of the Edo-era, which was the period in Japan between 1603 and 1868. They also have a Japanese ghost house and a Ninja’s trick house! Their trick art allows you to be creative and take amazing photos. They have a photo contest every spring and fall, so try to take interesting photos, enter the contest, and you might win a prize!

    URL:http://www.trickart.info/

    Tokyo Trick Art Museum
    rating

    4.5

    99 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-6-1 Dex Tokyo Beach Seaside Mall 4F
    phone
    0335995191
    opening-hour
    11:00-21:00(Latest entry20:3…
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    ToysRus (Aqua City Odaiba)

    This is another great place for families with children! The ToysRus in Aqua City Odaiba is a combination of ToysRus and BabiesRus. There are select maternity goods from all over the world, as well as numerous “made in Japan” products. From diapers to strollers, they cover a whole range of baby goods in a huge space. There are also plenty of places where you can change your babies’ diapers too. Their kid’s toy section is huge, with Japanese character toys such as Anpanman and Gundam. It’s a great place to find souvenirs if you are planning to buy baby goods or kids toys from Japan, as well as being a perfectly baby and child-friendly place to shop!

    URL:http://www2.toysrus.co.jp/store/storeinfo/store.php?id=4762

    Toysrus Babiesrus Odaiba
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-7-1 Aqua City Odaiba T1011F
    phone
    0355645011
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    Sony Explore Science (Aqua City Odaiba)

    Sony Explore Science

    Sony Explore Science

    Sony Explore Science

    Sony Explore Science

    Combining Sony’s themes of light, entertainment and sound, the Sony ExploraScience teaches children how Sony creates their technology and what they can learn from it. All of the exhibits are interactive and give children and adults a chance to connect with the inner workings of technology. The museum is divided into the three themes, and each section goes in depth with games and activities to help visitors understand the concepts behind Sony’s products. In the light and sound sections, children can play games that augment their perception of physics. In the entertainment section, visitors can sit back and get transported to the Asahiyama Zoo or nanospace with Sony’s 4K and 3D screens.

    URL:https://www.sonyexplorascience.jp/

    ソニー・エクスプローラサイエンス
    place
    東京都港区台場1-7-1 アクアシティお台場5F
    phone
    03-5531-2186
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    Weber Park (Aqua City Odaiba)

    Weber Park

    Weber Park

    Weber Park

    Weber Park

    Weber Park

    Weber Park

    Weber Park is a destination where you can have a BBQ, without bringing anything at all! It’s a BBQ space run by Weber, the world’s most famous BBQ grill maker. You can order a full meal there but they also allow you to bring your own food if you wish and enjoy freshly grilled food in an urban resort atmosphere. After the BBQ, stop by their Weber Store, which is just like a BBQ Museum where you can buy their latest products and accessories.

    URL:http://www.weberpark.com/

    WeberPark
    place
    Tokyo Minato-ku Daiba 1-7-1 Aqua City Odaiba 7F
    phone
    0364571130
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    Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai (Aqua City Odaiba)

    Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai

    Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai

    Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai

    Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai

    This is the perfect place to make your stomach happy! Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai offers ramen from six different shops that are located all over Japan. Some of them are popular not only in Japan but also in different countries. Tokyo Ramen Kokugikan Mai has been open in Aqua City since 2005 and is currently recognized as one of the most popular destinations for international tourists. It’s on the fifth floor of Aqua City and is open until 11pm. (Last order is at 10:30pm)

    URL:https://www.aquacity.jp/tokyo_ramen_kokugikan/

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    Round1 Bowling and Amusements (Diver City Tokyo Plaza)

    Round1 Bowling and Amusements

    Round1 Bowling and Amusements

    Round1 Bowling and Amusements

    Round1 Bowling and Amusements

    Stuck in bad weather? Spend the day engaging in a variety of activities in Round One, Japan’s most important amusement center. Odaiba’s Round One is one of the largest locations and is divided into two sections. The first section has an arcade, karaoke rooms, bowling alleys, and billiards tables, while the second, called Spo-Cha, has sports rooms where athletic types can compete in tennis or futsal or hit baseballs in batting cages. Round One is the perfect place to test out modern Japanese arcade games or enter into a different time with more classic games like billiards. The entertainment center is open almost 24 hours a day, only closing for a couple of hours in the early morning depending on the day of the week, providing ample time for a variety of entertainment options.

    URL:http://www.round1.co.jp/shop/tenpo/tokyo-divercity.html

    ROUND1 Stadium Diver City Tokyo Plaza
    rating

    4.0

    19 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koto-ku Aomi 1-chome 1-ban 10-go Diver City Tokyo Plaza 6F
    phone
    0335278491
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    H.L.N.A Skygarden (Skate Park) (Diver City Tokyo)

    H.L.N.A Skygarden

    H.L.N.A Skygarden

    H.L.N.A Skygarden

    H.L.N.A Skygarden

    This is a skate park supervised by the famous Japanese pro surfer/actor Ryu Nakamura. They have a spacious park, which can host 500 people and offers beautiful views of the ocean, as well as skate boarding lessons. The park’s motto is to offer a cross-cultural space for sports, fashion, music, and art. While you don’t have to be a skater to enjoy this park, it is definitely a must-go spot for skaters!

    URL:https://hlna.jp/skygarden/

    HLNASKYGARDEN
    place
    Tokyo Koto-ku Aomi 1-1-10 Diver City Tokyo Plaza 7F
    phone
    0355796991
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    Little Planet × XFLAD (Diver City Tokyo)

    Little Planet × XFLAD

    Little Planet × XFLAD

    Little Planet × XFLAD

    Little Planet × XFLAD

    Here is another fully-covered amusement park where you can enjoy an energetic day, without having to worry about the rain! It’s a digital theme park where your children can be creative through a range of educational activities. The activities here are totally geared towards the next generation! Most of the children that come here become obsessed with their activities. It’s a great place for parents to go too and experience the future of education through technology.

    URL:http://litpla.com/

    LITTLEPLANET×XFLAG Diver City Tokyo Plaza
    rating

    4.0

    1 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koto-ku Aomi 1-1-10 Diver City Tokyo Plaza 5F
    phone
    0359621514
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    Pallet Town Giant Ferris Wheel (Palette Town)

    Pallet Town Giant Ferris Wheel

    Pallet Town Giant Ferris Wheel

    The Giant Ferris Wheel of Palette Town is one of the best places to see the Tokyo Tower, TokyoSky tree, Tokyo Gate Bridge, and Rainbow Bridge all at once! It has one of the best night views in Tokyo. It’s very pretty to have a look from the outside too. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter… you can enjoy different illuminations each season. Riding this Ferris wheel is the perfect way to end your day in Odaiba.

    URL:http://www.daikanransha.com/

    Giant Sky Wheel in palette town
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 1-3-10 pallet town
    phone
    0355002655
    opening-hour
    [Weekday, Sunday] 10:00-22:0…
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    MEGA WEB (Palette Town)

    MEGA WEB

    MEGA WEB

    MEGA WEB

    MEGA WEB

    MEGA WEB is a car theme park run by Toyota that has the concept of “Look, Ride and Feel”. There are three different zones: the History Garage, the Toyota City Showcase, and the Ride Studio. At the History Garage, you can learn all about the history of cars. There is a space illustrating Tokyo’s atmosphere in the 1960s and a collection of cars, all of which were manufactured between the 1950s and 1970s. The Toyota City Showcase is where Toyota’s current model cars are displayed. You can see how different these cars are from those in the History Garage! At the Ride Studio, your children can learn traffic rules by driving kids’ cars!

    URL:https://www.megaweb.gr.jp/

    Mega Web
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 1-3-12
    phone
    0335990808
    opening-hour
    [Toyota City Case] 11:00-21:…
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    Odaiba Venus Fort (Palette Town)

    Odaiba Venus Fort

    Odaiba Venus Fort

    Venus Fort is a shopping mall with a beautiful European-style ambience and was the first outlet mall to open in Tokyo. There are various shops selling clothes, cosmetics and well-designed goods, but what we really recommend is the cafes and restaurants. There are plenty of restaurants where you can sit and have a full meal, as well as places to grab snacks. Take some time out to relax with great food after a big day exploring in Odaiba!

    URL:https://www.venusfort.co.jp/

    VenusFort
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Aomi 1-3-15
    phone
    0335990700
    opening-hour
    [Shopping/Service] 11:00-21:…
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    Tokyo Water Science Museum

    Tokyo Water Science Museum

    Tokyo Water Science Museum

    Tokyo Water Science Museum

    Tokyo Water Science Museum

    For a more educational afternoon, try the Tokyo Water Science Museum. This free museum gives children the chance to interact with water and learn how this precious element affects human life. There is a mini water park outside the museum where kids can use squirt guns and get hands-on with crafts in the water. The museum is also perfect for learning how Tokyo’s water system works. It’s run by the Bureau of Waterworks, and children can learn where water from the tap comes from and how it gets there in the first place. The exhibits range from a movie theater teaching water circulation to large, hands-on gadgets and equipment teaching how water gets into faucets.

    URL:http://www.mizunokagaku.jp/

    Tokyo Water Science Museum
    rating

    4.0

    77 Reviews
    place
    Tokyo Koutou-ku Ariake 3-1-8
    phone
    0335282366
    opening-hour
    9:30-17:00 (admission until …
  • 23

    RiSuPia Panasonic Center

    RiSuPia Panasonic Center

    RiSuPia Panasonic Center

    The RiSuPia Panasonic Center also introduces its products to children in simple ways. The math-themed museum shows how math can be fun through interactive exhibits. Plenty of games and exhibits teach kids about the art of physics and math and how they come together in Panasonic’s products. In addition to the RiSuPia, children and video game enthusiasts will be drawn to the Nintendo Game Front, where they can experiment with some of Nintendo’s newest games.

    URL:https://www.panasonic.com/jp/corporate/center/tokyo/risupia.html

    リスーピア(休業中)
    place
    東京都江東区有明3-5-1 パナソニックセンター東京内
    phone
    0335992600
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    Go-Karts

    Go-Karts

    Go-Karts

    In Tokyo, it is of course possible to zoom around in go-karts. Crossing Rainbow Bridge to Odaiba’s waterfront is a popular place to do this, and the course is reminiscent of the courses in a popular video game. You can of course do this during the day but an evening drive in Odaiba along the Rainbow Bridge is a must. English-speaking guides are available and will help guide you through the busy streets.

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